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Featured Blogger – Sylwia Gryczuk {TandiArt}

We are inspired by the world around us and love to showcase new and exciting artist, designers and crafters and our guest designer series is a great way to inspire our Crew as well as each one of you to try something different, show off a new style or help you think outside of your creative box,…

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Farmers Market Coffee mini-Canvas

The Architextures line is not only about the 3D, life-like adhesive embellishments. It is also about beautiful, rustic papers that you can use as a whole or cut into pieces (some of them have banners and vintage signs on them – perfect for use as embellishments!). ‘Do you enjoy decorating in the farmhouse style? Combining…

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Altered wooden house – Home is where the COW is!

The magic of craft often gives life to items that would otherwise remain plain and boring. With just a lick of paint and a couple of embellishments, you can turn an uninteresting wooden shape into a stunning piece of rustic home decor! Our Crew member, Jennifer Hottinger-Sloan used the ever so versatile Architextures elements to decorate…

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Wings On Wednesday – My sweet angel

This week’s installation of Wings on Wednesday introduces Angelique Jarrier (aka Boule de Scrap) and her mixed media project which uses an embroidery hoop as a base. In a true mixed media style, Angelique mixes and matches not only the various dry and wet media but also products from all three Canvas Corp Brands.  Hey ‘hello’…

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Love – Mixed Media Printed Cardboard Wall Art

Canvas Corp 12×12 screen printed cardboard line is one of the hand-screen printed gems we have in store for you. Each of the sheets is manually placed into the screen printing machine, the screen is lowered onto it and black printing ink is manually distributed all over it to make sure that it goes through the…

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Playing In the Wanderlust Junque Book

Wanderlust Junque Book is the perfect mixed media starter book filled with 6×6 pages journal lines, burlap, canvas and fluted paper. The book is covered with printed paper book covers on the front and back and printed on the inside; it is bound together with a sewn strip of natural canvas. So that’s how we made…

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Alter old drawer into a beautiful center piece

Every gypsy loves old, full of history items. But what’s better than that is giving those item a completely new life and prolonging its history-gathering adventures. From old bottles to typewriters to picture frames to furniture. Our Crew member, Kerstin Inga-Peters alters a vintage drawer and turns it into an eye-catching centre piece worthy of being…

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Use up your scraps on Mixed Media ATCs

How many of you have finished a project thinking… ‘I can throw all those scraps away!’ Well… don’t! Keep them and use them!  Our Crew members, Barbara Housner and Vicki Fortier show us how you can use your bits and bobs and turn them into beautiful pieces of mini art! Barb Housner ‘I had made a journal page…

This blog is a compilation of inspiration from the Canvas Corp Brands family including Canvas Corp, Tattered Angels and 7Gypsies.